Recent publications

(for my complete list of publications please see my CV)

  • Schiller I, van Smeden M, Hadgu A, Libman M, Reitsma JB, Dendukuri N. Bias due to composite reference standards in diagnostic accuracy studies. Statistics in Medicine. 2015. (link)
  • Cadieux G, Tamblyn R, Buckeridge DL, Dendukuri N. Validation of Diagnostic Groups Based on Health Care Utilization Data Should Adjust for Sampling StrategyMed Care. 2015. (link)
  • Detjen AK, DiNardo AR, Leyden J, Steingart KR, Menzies D, Schiller I, Dendukuri N, Mandalakas AM. Xpert MTB/RIF assay for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Respir Med. 2015 Jun;3(6):451-61. (link)

  • Buczinski S, L Ollivett T, Dendukuri N. Bayesian estimation of the accuracy of the calf respiratory scoring chart and ultrasonography for the diagnosis of bovine respiratory disease in pre-weaned dairy calves. Prev Vet Med. 2015 May 1;119(3-4):227-31.(link)

  • Kong LY, Dendukuri N, Schiller I, Bourgault AM, Brassard P, Poirier L, Lamothe F, Béliveau C, Michaud S, Turgeon N, Toye B, Frost EH, Gilca R, Dascal A, Loo VG. Predictors of asymptomatic Clostridium difficile colonization on hospital admission. Am J Infect Control. 2015 Mar 1;43(3):248-53. (link)

  • Steingart KR, Schiller I, Dendukuri N. In reply to 'False-positive Xpert® MTB/RIF assays in previously treated patients'. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Mar;19(3):366-7.(link) 

  • Zhou Y, Dendukuri N. Statistics for quantifying heterogeneity in univariate and bivariate meta-analyses of binary data: the case of meta-analyses of diagnostic accuracy. Stat Med. 2014 Jul 20;33(16):2701-17. doi: 10.1002/sim.6115. Epub 2014 Feb 19. PubMed PMID: 24903142.(link)

  • Ling DI, Pai M, Schiller I, Dendukuri N. A Bayesian framework for estimating the incremental value of a diagnostic test in the absence of a gold standard. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2014 May 15;14:67. doi: 10.1186/1471-2288-14-67. PubMed PMID: 24886359; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4077291.(link)

  • Hanley JA, McGregor M, Liu Z, Strumpf EC, Dendukuri N. Measuring the mortality impact of breast cancer screening. Can J Public Health. 2013 Sep 19;104(7):e437-42. PubMed PMID: 24495817.(link)

  • Steingart KR, Schiller I, Horne DJ, Pai M, Boehme CC, Dendukuri N. Xpert® MTB/RIF assay for pulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adultsCochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014 Jan 21;1:CD009593. (link)

  • Sinclair A, Xie X, Teltscher M, Dendukuri N. Systematic review and meta-analysis of a urine-based pneumococcal antigen test for diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Jul;51(7):2303-10.(link)